London First is a body set up about 20 years ago by the London business community to promote the city as a place to do business and to lobby for the improvements – particularly to infrastructure – which everyone knows we urgently need but which government seems incapable of planning for.
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Monday 05 August 2013
The congealed mushy deposit, dubbed a 'fatberg' by the authority, is thought to be the largest ever found in Britain
Sunday 04 August 2013
Water companies are the most persistent polluters of England's rivers and beaches, with “pitiful” fines failing to curb their behaviour, it has been revealed.
Thursday 25 July 2013
Ofwat has turned to a star alumna to lead the water regulator, which is facing one of the most testing times in its 24-year history.
Wednesday 17 July 2013
Met Office issues alert amid longest hot spell for seven years
Wednesday 17 July 2013
Former head of Ofwat lambasts privatised firms for paying excessive dividends
Saturday 22 June 2013
Authorities believe they may never discover the source of the leak, which can damage swan's internal organs
Friday 14 June 2013
Outlook If Thames Water's product was as opaque as its accounts Londoners wouldn't relish turning on their taps.
Sold down the river: How Thames Water diverts its tax liability via the Caribbean despite £549m profit and 6.7% price hike
Tuesday 11 June 2013
UK's largest water company received £5m Treasury rebate
Saturday 01 June 2013
Water, gas and electricity can power your investment
Wednesday 15 May 2013
Severn Trent today rejected a takeover approach worth up to £5 billion from a consortium of foreign investors, saying it “completely fails to recognise the existing and potential value” of the FTSE 100 water supplier. However, the City predicted another bid would emerge.
Sunday 03 March 2013
Burst water main causes disruption on one of Britain's busiest shopping streets
Thursday 07 February 2013
Farage is a Stalinist dictator, says MEP
Tuesday 05 February 2013
Households in England and Wales will see water bills increase by an average of 3.5 per cent this year, while rates in London, the South-west and South-east soar by more than double the rate of inflation.
Tuesday 24 July 2012
Monday 09 July 2012
The final four water companies with hosepipe bans have announced they are lifting them with immediate effect.
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
Germany sees 'visible rise' in support for far-right extremism in response to perceived 'Islamisation' of the West
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more